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The first known Veterans Day Parade in Manchester will be held on Saturday, November 9th, starting at 10 a.m.
All are welcome to join the parade. Build a float in honor of a family member. Say thanks to veterans with a themed trailer.
Immediately following the parade, there will be a Veterans Ceremony, on the Square. Performances by the Manchester Arts Center, Home School Theater Enrichment Program and East Coffee Elementary Choir as well as Cyndi Clower and Lloyd Smith.
This year’s event will feature an animal war veteran. Laura and Dwight Vandergriff will have their horse Sergeant Reckless in the parade and in the ceremony. Laura will describe what the original SGT Reckless did during the Korean War with the Marines.
Following the Ceremony, stay and enjoy the day with entertainment by the Clower Family Band.
Bring a chair and enjoy an afternoon of great entertainment!
Cash prizes to the top three parade entries – float, truck or creative entry.
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